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Window changes on UBC campus reflect brighter future for birds

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If you were on UBC’s Vancouver campus during the winter term, you might have noticed the Veemo velomobiles around campus. Vancouver-based company VeloMetro had five of these vehicles to pilot a sharing service for these electric-assisted bike-automobile hybrids: a global first. The pilot began in...
Each year, about 10,000 birds die at UBC by colliding with clear and reflective glass. Windows reflect mirror images of trees and other vegetation and create a particular hazard for birds. UBC has collaborated with Environment and Climate Change Canada on bird collision research to try and better...
By Alycia Doering. Photo credit: Natalie Manitius The Collective The UBC Sustainability Student Collective is a new campus-wide coalition of more than 12 student sustainability groups that came together to advocate for bold campus action on climate change and climate justice. The Collective has...
This past December, departments across campus joined together to reduce UBC’s environmental footprint over the winter holiday by participating in Seasonal Shutdown, an annual campus-wide effort to turn down the heat in buildings and engage staff and faculty to complete energy-saving tasks. Behind...

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